Love Your Work

Reconnect with the most powerful fuel of all – the fuel of loving your work. Best-selling author and award-winning designer David Kadavy helps you make it as a creative entrepreneur. Find your creative voice, cultivate the mindset you need to succeed, and be the first to capitalize on new opportunities to make a living making your art. Every Thursday, David presents either a guest or his own learnings from his decade-plus career as a creative entrepreneur. Hear from titans of industry like former AOL CEO Steve Case. Hear from best-selling authors like Seth Godin and James Altucher. Hear from scientists, creators from dancers to a chef to a Hollywood set designer, and visionaries on the cutting edge of creative monetization – whether that's self publishing or blockchain technology. Find out why Wall Street Journal best-selling author Jeff Goins says, "David is an underrated writer and thinker. In an age of instant publication, he puts time, effort and great thought into the content and work he shares with the world." Find out why Basecamp CEO Jason Fried says David has "really good, deep questions, and original questions...

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episode 156: Three years


December 15th is the three year anniversary of Love Your Work. I've often found that it takes three years to really accomplish something, so I get the sense that something big is around the corner. Then again, the podcast has recently become...


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episode 155: Tyler Cowen: Be Dynamic


When your life gets too comfortable, you stop taking risks. Loss aversion takes hold and you become complacent. You stop innovating. You stop being dynamic. By the time you realize you've become irrelevant, it's already too late to change. This is one...


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episode 154: Eight Stoic Mantras for Creators


We're wired to seek pleasure, and avoid pain. But to make it as a creator, you need to push yourself outside of your comfort zone. Many things that feel good about creating can hold you back, while many things that feel bad are powerful fuel. Stoicism...


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episode 153: Your Mess Is Your Message. Amber Rae on Choosing Wonder Over Worry.


Amber Rae (@heyamberrae] was on the wrong path. She was swept up in the hype of the Silicon Valley startup scene. She was working too many hours on too many projects. She pushed herself so hard, she drove herself into anxiety, addiction, and...


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NOTE: Chicago Meetup CANCELLED


I regretfully have to cancel tonight's meetup in Chicago.


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NOTE: Chicago Meetup, November 19th


I'm holding a last-minute meetup in Chicago on Monday. Details and RSVP here! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/love-your-work-podcast-last-minute-chicago-meetup-tickets-52685268055


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episode 152: Creative Hygiene


One thing I've discovered in talking to many of my guests is that your creative voice doesn't magically appear in your mind. You have to put in the work, and then your voice emerges from that work. But to do that work, you have to keep your creative...


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NOTE: An Update on My Colombian Visa


A long and detailed update about the status of my Colombian visa.


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 2018-11-10  46m
 
 

episode 151: Mind Mastery Through Neurofeedback. Ariel Garten of Muse.


Ariel Garten (@ariel_garten) envisions a world where we can control computers with our minds. She's on the cutting edge of computer and brain interfaces with her creation, the Muse headband. Ariel sent me a headband a few months ago, and I've been...


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 2018-11-08  49m